But just when it appeared as if Leeds would take a well-deserved point back to West Yorkshire, a loose challenge from record signing Rodrigo resulted in another penalty which Salah tucked away with unerring accuracy.
The next edition of football's showpiece tournament will run from November 21 to December 18, 2022. Enditem
Marco Cecchinato of Italy labored to beat Britain's Kyle Edmund 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2 and is set to meet Serbia's Filip Krajinovic.
To secure his club's place in the Bundesliga and to make the Belgian Euro 2021 squad are his main goals for the upcoming season.
Flamengo remain second in the group with six points from three matches but with a negative goal difference.
Defending champion Karolina Pliskova, the second seed, will play fellow Czech Marketa Vondrousova in the other semifinal. Enditem
Crouser unleashed a throw of 22.74m at his third attempt, beating his own meeting record of 22.28m set here in 2016.
"In the Champions League's final round, we had many players able to go full tilt all the time for the tournament-like competition. But over an entire season, we have to talk about adjustments and use our heads."
The second half saw Sharjah take the first lead after Moroccan defender Medhi Benatia received a red card for an elbow on Sharjah playmaker Igor Coronado, who beat the goalkeeper with a curled effort, but the ball bounced off the upright and fell to midfielder Majed Surour whose diving header help Sharjah establish the lead for the first time in the tie.
The new season is said to be Lucien Favre's last chance to turn things around after the side failed to overtake their high-spending Bavarian rivals in the past two years.
"We are waiting for what the Ministry of Health and the president are going to say about sporting activity and give us direction and that is what we are going to do as to when football activity is starting and when there is a continuation of the league," he added.